Intelligence - information - reasoning - modelling Affect - emotion generation & regulation Creativity - novel combinations - idea optimization PhD1 Requirements engineering - care information - medical protocols - Q&A, form filling - care delivery PhD2 Theory validation - involvement - distance - use intentions - relevance - valence PhD3 Theory validation - affordances - aesthetics - realism - similarity Postdoc Theory verification - emotion model - ethical reasoner - creativity model - games - mechatronics - multimedia - conversational agents - virtual coaches and therapists Interactive environments Products and services - creative tools and methods - care delivery support For: care deliverer patient technologist entrepreneur designer artist
care deliverer - patient technologist - entrepreneur designer - artist Products and services conversational agents cuddle bot virtual coach – therapist care broker medical ethical advisor patient monitoring automated emotion regulation creative machines health info services animatronic hardware domotics new pallet of character features to play with emotion and creativity in games, installation art, video, interactive environments
For example The PattyCat “Please wake up. Your bath is ready.” Real pet equipped with speech synthesizer, driven by emotion-creation-intelligence software. Meoww!!
Vexed questions Can a machine be truly creative? Is it Okay to fake friendship? Dog says: Care is dehumanized! You’re no Rembrandt either A psychopath shows none at all Or is it?